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#61 Nick Winter

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Posted 10 November 2010 - 03:24 PM

Got my Vette today:
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Posted 11 November 2010 - 01:25 PM

your gonna love that kit nick, vettes are always fun to build.

you gonna use that camper? B)

also,im picking up my kit this weekend, ill start posting progress as soon as i get it.

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 01:53 PM

your gonna love that kit nick, vettes are always fun to build.

you gonna use that camper? :blink:

also,im picking up my kit this weekend, ill start posting progress as soon as i get it.

Jeff

I bought it for the camper :angry:

I like Vettes, infact the ball cap I like to wear everyday is below, and I have a wall in my shop that is devoted to them (also below)


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And I deceided to make it classy:
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Posted 11 November 2010 - 02:12 PM

Narrow whitewalls are proper for that Vette. :angry:

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 03:44 PM

Agreed!^^^


hey nick, im the same way as you, i love anything with the corvette name, hell my first car was a 1984 corvette coupe!
i miss that little rocket, everyone always downs on those crossfire motors, mine was anything but slow!!!


are you gonna get a 'vette? i heard they go mega cheap in Canada.



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P.s. if you think your to young to own a vette think about this,i bought mine when i was 18, i knew a 14 year old kid tht had one as well.

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Posted 12 November 2010 - 12:20 PM

I thought so Mike :lol:

Agreed!^^^


hey nick, im the same way as you, i love anything with the corvette name, hell my first car was a 1984 corvette coupe!
i miss that little rocket, everyone always downs on those crossfire motors, mine was anything but slow!!!


are you gonna get a 'vette? i heard they go mega cheap in Canada.



Jeff


P.s. if you think your to young to own a vette think about this,i bought mine when i was 18, i knew a 14 year old kid tht had one as well.

I don't think it would be appropriate for the life I lead.

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Posted 13 November 2010 - 08:40 AM

i definatley didnt need one!

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 01:48 PM

Primed it,and detailed the wheels, changed my mind on tires went for some Polyglas', lots of work to go.
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Posted 16 November 2010 - 07:33 AM

got my kit, amt 49' ford

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 10:35 AM

got my kit, amt 49' ford

I think you'll enjoy that kit Jeff, I'll update the participants list.

HEY! I have that same picture - mine's in a Wood frame.

All mine have matching frames, not sure who did it because i bought all 4 at a yard sale for $1

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Posted 17 November 2010 - 03:50 PM

I got mine in a yard sale too!

Wonder what the odds of that are B)

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Posted 20 November 2010 - 10:08 AM

After lots of smoothing and priming, I painted it 3 coats of GM Tuxedo Black.
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That's without Clear.

Stay tuned

up next: BMF, Decals and clear

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Posted 20 November 2010 - 03:37 PM

Did the clear and decals still need to do BMF
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Posted 20 November 2010 - 05:00 PM

daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnnnngggggggggg
thats a smooth paint job!

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Posted 21 November 2010 - 08:18 AM

daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnnnngggggggggg
thats a smooth paint job!

Thanks Jeff :rolleyes:

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Posted 26 November 2010 - 01:58 PM

i have a small update, no pics though.
i shaved the handles and got 98% of the trim off the passenger side, now to do the drivers side, also got it down to the stance i want, its gonna be low, but not to low.

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Posted 26 November 2010 - 02:18 PM

i have a small update, no pics though.
i shaved the handles and got 98% of the trim off the passenger side, now to do the drivers side, also got it down to the stance i want, its gonna be low, but not to low.

Jeff

Sounds good Jeff. I still got loads of things to do on the vette The only things almost done are the body (still needs BMFed) and the wheels/tires (still need sanded. But as my grandfather taught me, "I'll get around to it" :P

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Posted 27 November 2010 - 02:18 PM

Beleive it or not I actually got around to it ;) Did the BMF, did the whole interior, BMFed the interior, flocked it, assembled it etc.

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Posted 28 November 2010 - 07:15 AM

Ok finnaly got a lill bit done to the lowrider....
now this was the first time i ve used BMF . an i think it turned out nice..

put some more paint on it .. gonna clear it in a few but im gonna put some silver platnum pearl pigment in the clear first.. :(

been workin on the susp to get the 3 wheel look goin . it should be done soon.. :D :D
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heres some susp pics..
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oh and ill start the interior soon im waiting on some violet flocking ( another first for me..lol )
more to come soon.... i hope.. ;) :P :lol:

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 02:35 PM

thats pretty cool, now we need a end date, so how long do you guys think you'll need.